Sister Simone Campbell
Sister Simone Campbell has served as Executive Director of NETWORK since 2004. A religious leader, attorney and poet with extensive experience in public policy and advocacy for systemic change, she lobbies in Washington on issues of peace-building, immigration reform, healthcare and economic justice. During the 2010 congressional debate, she wrote the famous nuns’ letter supporting the Affordable Care Act, which is seen as critically important in passing the bill. In 2012 she initiated the first cross-country Nuns on the Bus tour. Since 2012, she has been instrumental in organizing three, each with its own focus: economic justice, comprehensive immigration reform and voter turnout. In addition, she has been the keynote or featured speaker at numerous large gatherings, including the 2012 Democratic National Convention. NETWORK is engaged in the global movement for justice and peace – educating, organizing and lobbying for economic and social transformation. http://www.networklobby.org.